If talking to children about sex is hard for most parents, it can be a real nail-biter for parents of kids who have Asperger Syndrome. But if you've been dreading having "The Talk," some of the reasons going through your head may not be based in fact.
Who do you believe? It’s an important question for you and your children on the autism spectrum. It’s hard enough to counsel kids about who to trust on a personal level. But how about all the information they have access to through the media and the Internet?
It can take any teacher a while to figure out the strengths and challenges of children at the beginning of a school year. A child with Asperger Syndrome, or a similar autism spectrum disorder, may not benefit from waiting to be figured out.